Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Announces Applications for the Rosenthal and Cornerstone Human Rights Awards

For Immediate Release

(Barnstable, MA – November 5, 2020) – The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (HRAC) is accepting nominations through November 30, 2020 for the Rosenthal and Cornerstone Human Rights Awards (see links below). These awards are presented at the Annual HRAC Awards Breakfast, being held virtually on Thursday, December 10, 2020 from 8:30 am to 10:00 am.

The Rosenthal Community Champion Award, named after Irving Leopold Rosenthal, is given to individuals in the public sector (law enforcement, elected officials, etc.) recognized by their peers, community, and associates as individuals who have fostered and supported human rights, concepts, and ideals, particularly those who have worked to advance human rights and to eliminate discrimination against immigrants in Barnstable County. Link: 2020 Rosenthal Community Nomination Form

The Cornerstone Award is given to individuals recognized by their peers, community, and associates as those who have fostered and supported human rights, concepts, and ideals. Link: 2020 Cornerstone Award Nomination Form

Submit nomination forms by November 30, 2020.

ABOUT THE BARNSTABLE COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS ADVISORY COMMISSION: The mission of the Human Rights Advisory Commission is to promote equal opportunity for all persons of Barnstable County regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, gender, age, ancestry, sexual or affectional preference marital, family or military status, source of income, neighborhood or disability, where unlawful discrimination exists in housing, employment, education, public accommodations, town or county services, insurance, banking, credit and health care.  Learn more at https://www.barnstablecountyhrac.org/

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